Journal of Commissioners of United States appointed to hold treaty at Sandusky for purpose of making peace with Western Indians

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 3d Cong, House, Sec War Confidential Rep, RG233 view image
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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 4, The Territory South of the River Ohio, 1790 - 1796. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
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Date February 8, 1793
Author Name Benjamin Lincoln
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Summary Journal of the commissioners of the United States appointed to hold a treaty at Sandusky for the purpose of making peace with the Western Indians. Commissioners: Benjamin Lincoln, Massachusetts; Beverly Randolph, Virginia; Timothy Pickering, Pennsylvania. Two commissions outlined. First gives the commissioners full power to confer, conclude and sign with such persons of Indian nations a treaty of peace between United States and said Indian nations. Second, commission states that the powers are held or retained by those commissioners in the event of sickness, death, or nonattendance of another.
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Document Notes Cited in Blount to Knox, 04/09/1793.This document is enclosed in a statement relative to the South Western frontiers, as connected with the state of Georgia and Creek Indians, the south Western territory of the United States and the Cherokees submitted to the House of Representatives on December 4, 1793. This document is an integral part of [Public Reports] and other communications of the Secretary of War, 12/99/1793.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Benjamin Lincoln, Massachusetts; Beverly Randolph, Virginia; Timothy Pickering, Pennsylvania; western Indians; ;
Related Places War Department; Sandusky Ohio; Massachusetts; Pennsylvania; Virginia; northwest; Ohio River; United States; ;
Keywords Indian treaty; ;
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